Business owners often think it is less expensive to do their own financial record-keeping, but that is seldom the case. Here are some reasons why: Time is money. Hours you spend tracking sales, classifying expenses, reconciling accounts, recording payments and creating monthly reports could be spent serving your customers, and for other revenue generating activities. […]Read More
There are many services that offer bookkeeping in most towns and cities, but each is different, so you want to take care in choosing the right one. First, ask peers who they use, how long they have used them and what they like or don’t like about them. Next, read reviews and ask the companies whether they serve your industry. Then, look at their rates and payment structures. At BookWerks™, we offer a flat monthly fee with no surprises. Don’t pick an organization that claims to be among the best bookkeeping services in your area that has rates above or below the norm. Meet with the owners to quickly learn whether you “click,” whether you like their approach, what services they provide, and if they can discuss financial reports in plain English. Bookkeeping companies that are right for you may not be “the best” in someone else’s eyes. Set your own criteria.